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by Sloroller
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Re: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby

Materials used 1/4” underlayment cut to 1’ 1/4” wide by 8’ 1”5/8” width trim by 1/4” and 8ft long times 12 And 1/2 screws couple hundred purchased 2x2” used as props and support (2. 8 footers) 1 sheet of 3/4” plywood cut up in 5”x8” strips for support to keep track from bowing. That’s pretty much it...
by Sloroller
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Re: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby

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Above is the track I just built. Cost me about 80$ in materials, and about three hours of time. Never built one and seems to work good. Just need to add starting gate and timer.

As you can see my basement is a war zone of kids toys.
by Sloroller
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Re: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby

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by Sloroller
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Re: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby

Yeah got a Little wordy.
Not sure how to post pic yet


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by Sloroller
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Re: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby

https://www.ncacbsa.org/goose-creek/wp- ... s_2018.pdf
Link is above, appreciate the pointers.

Things they checked for were flat tires on ground, axel location (stock distance), weight, clearance, and squeezed wheels to see if thinned.
by Sloroller
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Brand new to forum and pinewood derby

Hello all, My son and I just built and raced our first pack and district event and it was eye opening and very fun. My son is a Tiger and I have never been a scout. I did like many others and watched YouTube and read a lot of information on the net. We went forward and helped built him and his young...